Simon is head of property litigation and specialises in both commercial and residential property disputes, including leasehold enfranchisement claims. He also handles commercial disputes and professional negligence claims.
Simon has experience in all levels of court work, including the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. He also deals with cases in other dispute resolution forums, such as the property tribunals, arbitration and mediation.
Simon often speaks and writes on litigation related subjects, including in the Property Law Journal, the Merger and Acquisitions Journal and Flat Living.
Good communication and understanding of legal and commercial issues.
Chambers and Partners UK 2019
Simon Painter - 'It's a pleasure to deal with him. I've always been impressed with how he deals with clients. In terms of handling clients, it is a pleasure to see and hear him in action.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2017
Simon Painter - 'Astute and trusted'.
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
Painter, who is ‘approachable, knowledgeable and highly practical’ and ‘gives full and careful attention to the detail of the case alongside the overall picture.’
Legal 500 UK 2017